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Manual workers accept 2020 pay deal

Manual workers accept 2020 pay deal

Tuesday 14 January 2020

Manual workers accept 2020 pay deal


Manual workers and energy recovery facility staff are set to get a 4% pay rise this year.

It comes after Unite the Union announced that the pay group had accepted the 2020 pay offer put forward by the government of RPI plus 1.3%.

In a ballot of members, 97.5% voted to accept the offer. 

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Pictured: Unite the Union, which was involved in protests over the pay offer last year, announced the workers overwhelmingly voted in favour of the deal.

The States Employment Board - the body responsible for government workers' pay and terms and conditions - has since welcomed the move.

Its Vice-Chair, Constable Richard Buchanan, commented: "The States Employment Board is very pleased Unite has announced that Manual Worker and Energy Recovery Facility Worker colleagues have accepted the employer’s offer of a 4% pay increase with such a decisive vote, with effect from 1 January 2020.”

It comes following a long-running battle over pay rises last year between civil servants and the government, which resulted in large-scale strikes across the public sector.

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